Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Amelia Freedman, Nash Ensemble (Charles Green)
14/10/2014
We talk to the Nash Ensemble's founder about 50 years of music making with the group
Composer Sally Beamish
10/10/2014
The British composer and former poet laureate discuss the world premiere of Equal Voices
Steve Reich
08/10/2014
The legendary composer on his works inspired by Radiohead and writing a new percussion piece for...

Artist Interviews

Orion Weiss
We talk to the pianist about performing Gershwin's works for piano and orchestra with the Buffalo Philharmonic… and teaching his five-month old daughter to play the piano with her feet
Guy Barker
Henry James's writing inspires a new work for Bejamin Britten's centenary
Francesco Piemontesi
The Swiss-Italian pianist, who performs Schubert on this month's cover CD, talks about recording Schumann and Dvořák's Piano Concertos for his new disc on Naïve
Sir Colin Davis
James Naughtie interviewed the distinguished maestro in June 2011. We reprint the article here
Martin Engstroem
On 20 years of the Verbier Festival
Janina Fialkowska
Winner of this year's BBC Music Magazine Instrumental Award, the Canadian pianist was hailed by Arthur Rubinstein as a 'born Chopin interpreter'. In this 2010 interview she talks about her acclaimed Chopin recordings and her return to performing after a battle with cancer.
Valentina Lisitsa
The Ukrainian pianist on her complete Rachmaninov Concertos
Laurence Cummings
Laurence Cummings picks out the highlights of this year’s London Handel Festival
JoAnn Falletta
The American conductor on tackling the music of Moeran
Charles Hazelwood
On music of nostalgia

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